WestportREADS 2017 Movie: The Boy Friend

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In The Boy Friend, the leading lady of a traveling theatrical troupe injures herself, the group's shy and demure stage manager, Polly (Twiggy), is suddenly thrust into the spotlight to take her place. As luck would have it, she makes her debut on the same day that a movie director attends the performance. It stars starring Twiggy, Christopher Gable, Tommy Tune, and Max Adrian. (1971; 2h 17m)

The movies featured during WestportREADS 2017 Tuesday movies are all mentioned in various stories that are part of the memoir Bettyville.

WestportREADS is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

Tuesdays, January 10-31 at 2 pm

1/10: The Music Man (1962; 2h 31m)
1/17: Sunday in the Park with George (1986; 2h 26m)
1/24: The Boy Friend (1971; 2h 17m)
1/31: Funny Girl (1968; 2h 31m)

McManus Room
WestportREADS, Films

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